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Definition of Novitiate


  1. The state of being a novice; time of initiation or instruction in rudiments.
  2. Hence: Time of probation in a religious house before taking the vows.
  3. One who is going through a novitiate, or period of probation; a novice.
  4. The place where novices live or are trained.

Novitiate Translations

novitiate in German is Neulings